STHIRAM SUKHAM AASANAM means ‘that position which is comfortable and steady’. Approaching hatha yoga with this in mind is essential. If we work with awareness, and attention on the breath, we can achieve the postures comfortably, and hold them steadily. The comfort and steadiness in the body produces the same state in the mind. Steadiness of body and mind leads to being centred. When we’re centred, body, mind and inner spirit are connected. You have achieved ‘yoga’, unity.